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. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track ass said by tom baker. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> actually i don't. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> i haven't a clue what a fiscal cliff is. >> i haven't heard of that term. >> reporter: you will,
ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
local communities, in california, and for the future of this country. we have team coverage on this election as ktvu's amber lee has tonight's last minute get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many califor
are still closed tonight due to a wild fire burning in southern california. the 350-acre fire started around 11:00 a.m. along i-15 in the ka hone path in san bernardino county. it's now 10% contained. fire officials say the steep terrain and sant an na winds are making the fire difficult to fight. >>> san francisco is one step closer to a ban on public nudity. a board of supervisors today unanimously approved the ban. it now goes on to the full board. nudity is currently allowed in public spaces throughout the city. supporters say that nudity is a form of expression. opponents say it's bad for business. >>> governor jerry brown is sweeping through the state today. this comes amidst news that to defeat proposition 30. jana cot live in san francisco where the governor just wrapped up a rally. >> gasia, he was here about an hour and a half ago with a last-minute plea for prop 30. polls show it is skating by just you should the majority need today win. >> are you ready to win tomorrow? . >> at governor jerry brown's last campaign stop, they pulled out all the stops. >> keep the california dream
cal democrat -- top california democrat, harris, worked closely with the barack obama campaign. but said a promising victory tonight she says it is more tporpt get out the vote -- more important to get out the vote even in these hours. >> the reality is that there are, for example in ohio, last election cycle we won by 5 votes precinct. to vote it is express your voice. if we want our issues heard express your voice. at this point in the evening i want to encourage everyone to vote and we can talk about how much we enjoyed the celebration later. [ laughter ] >> well, of course, in addition to the question, the big question of who will win tonight the other question is when will we know in they believe it will be a long night. they believe we will have the answer to who will win this contest by tomorrow morning. back to you. >>> now, as we mentioned polls closed in several more states moments ago. >> we go once again to the polls. >> reporter: i want to tell you just a few minutes ago we got word that the associated press is now projecting that mitt romney will in fact win utah
that lead to those responsible. >>> starting tonight, the california highway patrol is going to start allocating their officers to patrol the streets of oakland. two officers per car is typical for this assignment. >> reporter: tonight, the gate opens on a new detail. >> when you're on the swivel, you don't know where you are. >> reporter: d.h.p. officers getting off and hitting oakland streets. and so does bishop bob jackson as he asks the governor for the highway patrol to patrol the city. sam morgan says that the officers who patrol are from the open area. morgan says because of safety concerns, he cannot disclose where exactly they will be prolong or how many days or weekso this assignment will last. >> on each of these details when we have assisted a local police department, there has always been a definitive drop in calls for police-related services, in criminal activity both on lower-level and series crimes. >> i suppose that's a good thing. >> reporter: but not every resident agrees. >> i think i would like to see more o.p.d. officers out. it would just make me feel more safe,
in california, the votes being talllied late into the night tonight you but democrats couldn't make moves in the west, which will lead to the future of pelosi, the house democratic leader who didn't say if she would stick around. washington state senator murry led a celebration in dc for senate democrats who managed to hold their narrow majority thanks to blow -out wins by candidates in important battleground states. >> one we started almost two years ago now with this cycle, no one thought we would be able to keep the majority. we will do great and keep the majority and have great people in the senate. >> when will a decision come from her? we're told the democrats will have their leadership elections within a few days of thanksgiving -- thanksgiving. live in dc tonight, scott mcfarland. >> back to the bay area. voters across the area cast votes in a dozen congressional races. >> we have been following those races, two of which gained national attention. >> yes. one of those is a democrat versus democrat class right here in district 15. let's go live now and look the at the long-time con
states including california. no illnesses have been reported though. fresh express grows most of its produce in the salinas valley but is owned by chiquita brands. >>> 37-year-old sean moffet came home with a bump on his head and told his roommate that five men had attacked him. but police say that he might have been five people that were doing summer salts on a mattress and hurt himself that way. >> he said that five men had assaulted him. and he had been beat in the back of the head. he said they really beat me up badly. he used some curse words and said, they really, really beat me up. >> reporter: his roommate says that he was unconscious the next morning and he was dead. >>> plus turning back the clock on black friday. how wal-mart hopes to attract early bargain hunters this year. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious
in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the county district attorney has declined to file charges. take a look at this. it's a photo of the watch in question. the attorney says his client is an artist and he made this watch. the attorney said he wore it before without any trouble. >>> investigators say that a faulty stove pipe is to blame for a fire at a russian river resort that sent six people to the hospital. the fire broke out about 3:45 this morning on river road. firefighters say it started in one of the guest rooms and then spread. they say it took about 45 minutes to put the flames out. five people at the resort were treated for smoke inhalation and another verdict had burns on his shoulder. >> twist in the hostess bankruptcy saga raised the possibility we may not have to see the end after all. they agreed to enter mediation to save the company and more than 1
or there is no deal and workers at 24 raley's in the bay area join 104 other stores in northern california and nevada on the picket lines at midnight. we asked customers at the san pablo raley's if they would still shop here. >> i would still shop here because i like the store. >> they are the ones that have a reason for striking whether it's pay, benefits. >> reporter: as with most contract negotiation it's both. the union says grocery workers aren't alone. >> they are the fiber of the community. they are family. and they deserve to be respected, because we're all in this together, folks. >> reporter: that is why the weiderholts say they will go somewhere he is if their favorite store goes on strike. >> because the people here are great. every time we come in here, we come at least once a week, everybody says hello and appreciates us and we appreciate them definitely. >> reporter: now we talked to a raley's spokesperson who says the company had no comment, citing a media blackout. reporting live in downtown san francisco noelle walker ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there were signs of movement in the
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weather forecast very carefully. >> we've been watching it hourly to see when the put the tarps down, when to cover it up and we're watching it for
in california will see a quarter of a percent increase in sales tax, and taxpayers making more than $250 thousand dollars will see various income tax inxreases. christy junkerman is a lecturer in the art department and is thankful that the voters put education at such a high priority. "it means a lot, i think to all of us. i think morale is high here today. people i've talked to have a little bit of extra cheerfulness." (:09) bridge: "they may be celebrating now, but there is still work to be done. this tax increase is only temporary, and expires in 2019. what's going to happen then?" president mohammed qayoumi sees the passing of prop 30 as a window of opportunity . . . a little bit of breathing room to find a permanent solution. "the state legislature, the governor, and officials will be able to work together and develop a funding mechanism both for education as a whole . . . k-12 as well as specifically for higher education" (:17) all this means students now have a sense of predictability regarding available classes and the cost of tuition. "i hope his breathing room will be a time th
continues tomorrow at the ucff campus. >>> after years of grim news, california's economic outlook is looking brighter tonight. the nonpartisan legislative budget analyst says the state is now facing a much smaller deficit in the coming year. it's estimated at $1.9 billion well below the $13 billion previously projected. the legislative analysts praises prop 30. >>> democrats have secured a so- called super majority in the state senate and assembly. the democrats have a 2/3 majority, allowing them to pass bills without having the support of republicans. it is the first time that's happened since the 19th century. >>> tonight, at 10:45, an auction raising money for state coffers. how you can participate in the bidding for much more than just cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the
the numbers are 1/175 million. california does not participate in the power ball lottery. >>> but for a good cause, the 90-year-old says she'll go on a date with the highest birder on an online auction benefits the fca. she's best known for her role. if it's a dramatic rescue effort that's yet to play out. the extreme lengths one bay area military group is going to save a sailor in desstress. you can call and a next week break in the stormy weather. chief meteorologist bill tells us -- depend if you're on the go or away from the tv quote- unquote you can still watch the web cast live on your computer, smartphone or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu. com. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> drivers ma sees, and partial closures. after three cars came loose from a vehicle carrier and fell on the roadway. you could see the cars being loaded on to the toe tr
legalized the recreational use of marijuana california's governor is weighing in. activists are now waiting to see how the government will react. >> reporter: the tiny displays of inventory, the modern look of the lobby. it's a modern dispensary with a relaxed feel but its owner says it's been a terrifying year. >> none of my staff knows when they come to work in the morning whether we're going home at night or going to jail. >> reporter: now governor brown has weighed in. >> i would say this, it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: go to brown's comments come on the heels of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legi
's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the main concern is hospitals and health care centers. >> we have the election, our opportunity to exercise our rights to vote and that's kind of a big deal. >> reporter: i also phoned 37- year-old tarson a san franciscan who moved to find work. he said he had to work 30 blocks just to charge his phone. >> it's like a ghost town. it's very eerie. the only sounds that i hear are sirens. >> reporter: buss are now not running after sunset. the streets empty saved for
an absolute false statement about my status as an attorney. >> reporter: the california state bar website shows that brunner was inactive from 1995 to 1997 for not completing continuing education but did not show any word of being suspended. >>> we will continue the election coverage for you coming up in five minutes. we'll take a look at the final push from both sides of the proposition 30 debate. >>> it's premier night in san francisco for a reality show that aims to do for silican valley what it already did for housewives. >> nothing, nothing. >> reporter: angry words for mayor bloomburg as frustration runs high. what people in new york city say they are not getting enough of. >> and the first polls opened just 30 hours from now. ♪ [ male announcer ] start with an all new award winning car. good. now find the most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floo
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug
for the nurses who walk out. >>> a northern california man vs. a great white shark. >> came up from underneath me, and pulled me in the water. >> the move that freed him from the shark's jaws. >> new moves >>> some incredible new details tonight about a shark attack off the coast of eureka. for the first time, we're hearing from the young surfer who was attacked, and pulled under water, and what he did to get the shark to go. >> reporter: it was near this very spot where surfers could be seen riding the waves today where it happened. >> i was very fortunate to be here and able to tell my story. >> reporter: scott stevens story started yesterday morning along the eureka coast. >> it happened very quick. a shark picked up from underneath me, and pretty much grabbed onto my side. >> reporter: the shark made a mark on his surfboard, and left a 14-inch bite wound in his side. >> i opened my eyes underwater and punched the shark on the side of the head several times until it released me. >> reporter: he was losing blood fast. it is understandable, there are very few people surfing at this spot today.
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